TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A local hospital takes a step back in time.
Union Hospital celebrates 120 years on Friday as part of their annual Founders Day Festival.
The hospital began as a 20-bed sanitarium in 1892 and started by local doctors that saw a need for a medical service in the community.
The hospital's focus remains the same today.
"We look at the walls and we still feel a part of Union Hospital and we feel that its been a vital, has played a vital role in the community and Terre Haute as well as the Wabash Valley," Norma Shaw, former Director of Surgical Services.
As part of the Founders Day Festival, folks enjoyed an ice cream social and time capsule display from Union Hospital's archives.
This year's Founders Day Festival focused on the hospital's operations from 1920 to 1929.
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